Carbon Technology Research Centre

School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology


Australian Paper – BioPathways Masters by Research Scholarships


  1. Bioproduction of Platform Chemicals from Waste Streams (applications closed)
  2. Alternative Materials for Advanced Bioproducts in Gippsland
  3. Polymer and Composite Products from Biochemicals

Scholarship applications closed 5pm Friday 15th November 2019

Federation University Gippsland, in collaboration with Australian Paper, is offering three Masters by Research industry scholarships in the areas of microbiology, chemistry and engineering. Contribute to sustainable growth for the future by investigating the biological pathways taken by various substances in the environment. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work at FedUni’s Churchill campus and Australian Paper’s Maryvale site.


Relevant undergraduate degree with minimum second class Honours or equivalent. Domestic and permanent residents only.


Scholarship applications closed 5pm Friday 15th November 2019

BCIA – Brown Coal Innovation Australia / FedUni


Enhanced yield and quality of humic products from lignites

Scholarship closed 31 January 2019

Offered in partnership between Federation University Australia and Brown Coal Innovation Australia, this scholarship provides an opportunity to gain hands-on industry experience while undertaking research that will have a real-world impact on how we use carbon. Working on an exciting industry project with Omnia Specialities – an international leader in the development and manufacture of speciality fertilisers and biostimulants – the successful applicant will be able to tailor the project to suit their skill set. Over three years, this generous scholarship includes a $27,596 per year stipend to support living costs (2019 rate, indexed), $5,000 top up scholarship per year from BCIA in addition to the stipend, and $6,500 per year to support the cost of the project – no extensions permitted.


Honours 1 or equivalence, or Masters graduate wishing to gain research and industry experience in areas such as agronomy, process engineering and quality assurance testing. Domestic and permanent residents only.


For application information please visit co-funded industry scholarships.